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'Run for Your Life' Safety 5K Run/Walk
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The Tinley Park Fire Department and the Tinley Park Fire Prevention Bureau recently held its fifth annual “Run for Your Life Safety” 5K Run/Walk in the north parking lot at the 80th Avenue train station. The event included the brand-new 1K Kid’s Dash, as well as a food drive supporting Together We Cope, a nonprofit homeless prevention agency based in Tinley Park.

Proceeds from the event benefited the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s Camp I Am Me, a camp for children ages 8 to 16 who are burn survivors. In its first four years, the event raised more than $63,000 for the camp through sponsorships and participation.

Awards were presented to the male and female with the best overall time and by age group.